Aircraft Management Team
Vice President, Sales
Mark leads the team of Sales both internationally and domestically for Professional Aircraft Accessories. He has held numerous mid to senior-level aviation sales positions over the years with domestic and international companies such as Goodrich Aerospace, Satair, Inc., Aveos Fleet Performance, Inc., AeroTurbine and most recently Tronair, Inc., where he served as executive vice president of sales, marketing and product support. His strengths include sales management, strategic planning, business development, new product development, team building and more. Mark has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Reading.
VP Technical Operations
Alain is responsible for overseeing operations for repair and overhaul, engineering, manufacturing and testing for both the Titusville and Miami locations. A seasoned aviation veteran, he most recently served as Vice President/General Manager of Turboprops, Airlines and Fleets for Standard Aero’s Winnipeg facility and prior to that, he was with Volvo Aero Services as its Senior Vice President of Asset Management and Operations. Alain holds a degree in aeronautic manufacturing technology from the Candian Aeronautical Institute and a bachelor’s degree in applied science from the University of Quebec, Canada.
Director of Quality
Tom has been a member of the PAA team since 1997. His career has been in FAA Repair Stations and combined has over 30 years’ experience in Aviation. As the Director of Quality and Accountable Manager, he is responsible for the operations of the Q.C and Q.A Departments. He works closely with the FAA and our customer`s quality departments to quickly resolve any quality issues that may arise. He also heads the government contracts department in which he has been instrumental in obtaining Source Approval for PAA to compete and win several Repair & Overhaul Programs for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. Tom obtained his aviation training with the U.S. Army as a helicopter specialist working on the UH-1, AH-1 and OH-58 helicopters. After serving in the Army, Tom continued working in aviation both with rotorcraft and fixed wing at S.M.S Instruments and then Mid-America Aviation. Tom holds his A&P License and is a Six Sigma-trained yellow belt.
Fritz has more than 25 years of experience performing and leading financial functions for manufacturing, wholesale, and retail industries. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has BSBA from The Ohio State University. Employment History includes HD Supply, Canon USA, United States Gypsum, Winn-Dixie Stores and most recently Q4 Services LLC. He is married with two children and resides in Saint Cloud, Florida.